Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Brooklyn Youth Chorus is a Grammy Award-winning collective of young voices led by visionary Founder & Artistic Director Dianne Berkun Menaker. The Chorus has appeared with world-class orchestras, including the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and London Symphony Orchestra. 

Videos from Brooklyn Youth Chorus

The Composer Files: Toshi Reagon

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 01:32 Performing Arts

A profile of composer Toshi Reagon.

The Composer Files: Alicia Hall Moran

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 01:27 Performing Arts

A profile of composer Alicia Hall Moran.

Silent Voices: On the Fifth Day

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 05:12 Youth

A performance from a BYC series called Silent Voices that highlights female composers.

David Byrne: One Fine Day

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 04:46 Youth

The Brooklyn Youth Chorus supports David Byrne's "One Fine Day."

Black Mountain Songs: Anni's Constant

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 07:25 Youth

A choral performance of Anni's Constant from the Black Mountain Songs series.

Black Mountain Song

Brooklyn Youth Chorus 05:14 Youth

A choral performance of Black Mountain Song from 2017.

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Founded in 1992, Brooklyn Youth Chorus has served nearly 6,000 students over the course of its history, currently involving more than 700 students in its core after-school and public-school outreach programs. The Chorus’s professional faculty teach a wide range of repertoire and styles using founding artistic director Dianne Berkun Menaker’s proven Cross-Choral Training® method, emphasizing healthy and versatile vocal technique, music theory, sight-singing and ear training.

Classes take place at their Cobble Hill headquarters and neighborhood locations in Bay Ridge, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Brooklyn Heights, Crown Heights, Red Hook, and Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Since 1992, Brooklyn Youth Chorus has served over 10,000 students and provided more than $1 million in financial aid while shaping a generation of citizen artists – all thanks to the support from their generous donors.

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